|Ridgely Fuller on US Weapons to Israel plus the Health Crisis for Gaza War Victims - Dori Smith|
Please use this version with event promo removed and other sound quality improvements.Thank you, Dori Smith Talk Nation Radio for August 26, 2009 Ridgely Fuller, US Weapons to Israel, Health Crisis for Gaza War Victims A CODEPINK member speaks out about DIME (dense inert metal explosive) weapons sold to Israel by US during the Bush administration tenure in the White House. See also Democracy Now coverage of Dime...
Keywords: Ridgely Fuller; Gaza; US weapons; Dime weapons used in Gaza; health care for Palestinians; MRI Machine still not working; Palestine; Israel; Codepink
|Mississippi River to Crest to 48 Feet, Record, Tennessee Emergency Management Agency, TEMA, Spokesperson Dean Lener, Interview - Dori Smith|
May 7, 2011 Produced by, Dori Smith This is a news update on the state of emergency in Tennessee where the Mississippi River is expected to crest at 48 feet. That's the highest level ever recorded, and so anyone living along the Mississippi and its tributaries are asked to leave. This is not a mandatory evacuation order according to Dean Lener af the Tennessee Emergency Management Agency, but state officials are urging people to check their areas of Memphis and find a designated shelter or move ...
Keywords: Tennessee; Mississippi River to Crest at 48 FT
|Ridgely Fuller, audio for slide show 2009 - Dori Smith|
Ridgely Fuller is a social worker from Boston who has been documenting the impact of the blockade and Gaza War on civilians. This is the audio content for the slide she she created in late 2009.
Keywords: Gaza; Ridgely Fuller; slide show
|Ridgely Fuller on US weapons to Israel and Gaza War Victims in need of care - Dori Smith|
WE've updated this version to another page. The wrong version had been uploaded in error. We apologize for this and will correct by replacing the page, and then eventually we will delete this one. Please do not link to this page. Look for the version marked final. Sorry for the inconvenience. ~~Dori Smith Talk Nation Radio for August 26, 2009 Ridgely Fuller, US Weapons to Israel, Health Crisis for Gaza War Victims A CODEPINK member speaks out about DIME (dense inert metal explosive) weapons sold...
Keywords: CODEPINK; Gaza; Palestinians; Israel; US weapons; Dime weapons used in Gaza; hospital that has no ability to use equipment due to Israeli blockade
|cholar and Vietnam War veteran Jerry Lembke joins us to talk about propaganda, myths, and war, from Vietnam to Iraq - Dori Smith|
Talk Nation Radio for September 9, 2010 Scholar and Vietnam War veteran Jerry Lembke joins us to talk about propaganda, myths, and war, from Vietnam to Iraq. Who betrayed U.S. soldiers during the Vietnam War era? Who is betraying them today? We discuss the similarities in propaganda and imagery in popular culture that substitutes for real history lessons. Produced by Dori Smith, Storrs, CT, syndicated with Pacifica Network TRT: 20:25 Download at Pacifica's Audioport: http://audioport.org//index....
Keywords: Iraq; afghanistan; and Vietnam; war propaganda; popular culture; Jane Fonda; book; Hanoi Jane; War; Sex and Fantasies of Betrayal
|Frank Barat, Russell Tribunal on Palestine, and Richard Falk, UN Human Rights, on Free Gaza Flotilla Attack by Israel - Dori Smith|
Frank Barat, Russell Tribunal on Palestine, and Richard Falk, UN Human Rights, on Free Gaza Flotilla Attack by Israel Talk Nation Radio update TRT: 29:18 Produced by Dori Smith We discuss events on board Free Gaza Flotilla ships with Frank Barat and Richard Falk, professor of international law emeritus, Princeton University and Special Rapporteur on Occupied Palestinian Territories for the United Nations Human Rights Council.
Keywords: Free Gaza flotilla; Richard Falk; Frank Barat; Russell Tribunal
|Gaza Freedom March update New Year's Day events 12 31 09 - Dori Smith|
Thursday, December 31, 2009 Egyptian Police Beat Americans and (correction) (French Citizen dies of heart attack) Streets of Cairo during Protests Talk Nation Radio special with breaking news from Cairo December 31, 2009 Delegates from USA and other countries were beaten in Cairo. We get updates from two delegates to Gaza Freedom March who were beaten and thrown to sidewalk atop others already collapsed there...
Keywords: Gaza police beat protesters; we corrected this to delete info on death of Marie Renee; she has died sadly but not from a beating at hands of Egyptian police; we regret the error and will offer an update in the form of a new show soonest; dori
|Chuck Luther Thanksgiving Message for President Obama and the Military part two with reinstalled player - Dori Smith|
This is to correct a problem with the embed link for the player. Also available as a full hour program at Archive.org. Search: Chuck Luther, Disposable Warriors, A Thanksgiving Message for President Obama and the Military TRT:29:50 Produced by Dori Smith Download at Pacificaâs Audioport here and at Radio4all.net and Archive.org In his Thanksgiving message President Barack Obama said it was a time to remember those who cannot sit down to break bread with those they love...
Keywords: President Obama; Iraq and Afghan Wars; U.S. Military; Veteran of the Iraq War demands change in the way soldiers with invisible wounds of war are treated; better mental health care for PTSD and TBI; traumatic brain injury
|Diane Wilson on Diary of an Eco-Outlaw, An Unreasonable Woman Breaks the Law for Mother Earth - Dori Smith|
Talk Nation Radio for June 3, 2011 Diane Wilson on Diary of an Eco-Outlaw Produced by Dori Smith in Storrs, Connecticut TRT: 29:00 Download at Pacificaâs Audioport here and at Radio4all.net and archive.org Award winning environmentalist and author Diane Wilson joins us to talk about her latest book, Diary of an Eco-Outlaw, An Unreasonable Woman Breaks the Law for Mother Earth published by Chelsea Green Publishing of White River Junction, VT...
Keywords: Diane Wilson; Diary of an Eco-Outlaw; new book sensation; environmentalist; award winning activist and writer; new book just released; book by Diane Wilson; Talk Nation Radion interview with Diane WIlson
|Chuck Luther, Disposable Warriors, A Thanksgiving Message for President Obama and the Military - Dori Smith|
Talk Nation Radio Special Thanksgiving Week TRT: 59:23 A US soldier who served in Iraq in 2006 - 2007 is mistreated when he asks for help with symptoms of war trauma, PTSD and TBI. He is given a misdiagnoses and stripped of his rank, then abruptly drummed out of the Military without getting the help he asked for. Later, after a physician diagnoses his traumatic brain injury and sets him straight about what a diagnoses from a social worker.....
Keywords: Chuck Luther; full hour of Talk Nation Radio; Thanksgiving Week Special; suicide in soldiers; record numbers of soldiers are killing themselves; disposable warriors helps soldiers as a soldier's advocacy group; fort hood
|Afghanistan, Iraq, Gaza, Lebanon, analysis with scholars - Dori Smith|
Talk Nation Radio for 2 18 09 Produced by Dori Smith, WHUS FM 91.7 Radio for the People at the University of Connecticut in Storrs, CT We hear from MidEast scholars Jennifer Loewenstein, Francis A. Boyle, and Conn Hallinan. First these news updates on raq, Afghanistan and Gaza: The web page ideabeats.org has an archive of Bush audio and video on the Iraq War. It soon becomes obvious that the entire Bush administration was lying its way into an invasion, war, and occupation of Iraq, and then join...
Keywords: news updates mideast
|Money, the 2010 Election Season, and the Environment , Dave Leventhal of Open Secrets and Andrew Restuccia of The Washington Independent - Dori Smith|
Talk Nation Radio for October 28, 2010 Money, the 2010 Election Season, and the Environment Dave Leventhal of Open Secrets and Andrew Restuccia of The Washington Independent Weâll look at how the massive influx of dollars has impacted races in various states. The political debates nationwide have centered vaguely on taxes, fear has been a major component, yet what about concern about global warming? That has fallen by the wayside during an election season that has been mainly focused on generi...
Keywords: Open Secrets; The Washington Independent; oil and gas industry donations to candidates in the 2010 election; politics and money 2010
|Street Medic Roger Benham on a Mining Protest in West Virginia - Dori Smith|
Talk Nation Radio for June 22, 2011 Street Medic Roger Benham on a Mining Protest in West Virginia Tracing the Route of a 1920s and 1930s Protest to Save Blair and Coal River Mountains The coal industry and companies like Massey Energy, now Alpha Resources, have decimated the mountains, and poisoned rivers and streams as well as air in West Virginia and other places. Protesters gathered to retrace their steps and protest Mountain Top Removal...
Keywords: Blair Mountain; protesters gather to fight mountain top mining; Masse Energy; now Alpha Resources; have decimated the mountains of Appalachia; West Virginia and Kentucky; protesters scale Blair Mountain; fight to save Coal Mountain; the last mountain; Robert Kennedy Jr; Roger Benham; street medic; at West Virginia mine protest June 2011
|Ellen Theisen and Brad Friedman honor John Gideon who died in April of 2009 - Dori Smith|
Talk Nation Radio for May 6, 2009 Ellen Theisen of Voters Unite and Brad Friedman honor John Gideon, the tireless advocate of election integrity died in April after a sudden case of Meningitis. TRT: 29:43 Produced by Dori Smith John Gideon's passing leaves a terrific void in the world of voting integrity and election reform. He will be missed. We hear about his important work as two of his colleagues and friends honor him...
Keywords: Brad Friedman; bradblog; Ellen Theisen; director of Voters Unite; discuss the significance of the passing of John Gideon
|Idrees Ahmad on Pakistan, Clinton, Drones, and US Policy in the Region - Dori Smith|
Idrees Ahmad on Pakistan, Clinton, Drones, and US Policy in the Region Talk Nation Radio for October 30, 2009 Idrees Ahmad on Pakistan, Clinton, Drones, and US Policy in the Region TRT: 29:24 Download at Pacificaâs Audioport here and at Radio4all.net and Archive.org. Idrees Ahmad returned to his native Pakistan where he reported for Inter Press Service in an October 30, 2009 story âThe US in Pakistanâs Mind: Nothing but Aversionâ...
Keywords: Pakistan; drones; Pakistani and US media; analysis of Pakistani viewpoint on US policy in the region; Afghanistan; US Military; US President Barack Obama; US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton; mention too with clip; Gretta Van Sustern; on her interview with Hillary Clinton
|Shanynn Moore on Sarah Palin, A Politician she knows well and has reported on extensively - Dori Smith|
Talk Nation Radio special on Alaskas Gov. Sarah Palin September 5th, 2008 Talk Nation Radio special: Alaska Progressive Reporter Shannyn Moore on the Gov. Sarah Palin she knows. Listen to this weeks election special show or download at this JUST A GIRL FROM HOMER is attracting lots of attention because Moore knows Alaska Governor Sarah Palin well and has interviewed her many times. She delves into the more controversial Sarah Palin, her church, her prayers for Walmart and for mergers between peo...
Keywords: Shanynn Moore; Shannon; Shanynn; Governor Sarah Palin; knows Palin; reporter Shanynn Moore shows Sarah Palin; religion; oil; Alaska corruption; Palin
|Jim Naureckas, FAIR, Media Coverage of Richard Blumenthal's Misspeak Evidence of Double Standard for Democrats? - Dori Smith|
Jim Naureckas, FAIR, Media Coverage of Richard Blumenthal's Misspeak Evidence of Double Standard for Democrats? Talk Nation Radio for May 27, 2010 Produced by Dori Smith TRT: 29:00 Download at Pacificaâs Audioport here or at Radio4all.net and Archive.org Jim Naureckas of the media watch group FAIR, Fairness and Accuracy in Reporting, joins us for a look at questions of fairness and double standards in media coverage about the military service records of Democrats versus Republicans...
Keywords: Jim Naureckas; F.A.I.R; Fairness and Accuracy in Reporting; EXTRA; Fair Blog; Attorney General Richard Blumenthal; Vietnam War record; Democratic Attorney General elected in 1990; uses word 'in' Vietnam rather than 'during' but is the saturation coverage indicative of a double standard for Democrats versus Republicans?
|Japan Goes Critical, Michael Mariotte, Director of the Nuclear Information and Resource Service - Dori Smith|
Talk Nation Radio for March 12, 2011 Japan Goes Critical, Michael Mariotte, Director of the Nuclear Information and Resource Service Is it a Meltdown? What to do? What should we know? 7:00 through 8:00 PM EST CNN Headlines were. Meltdown Underway, then Meltdown Possible, then Officials tell IAEA the Core is Intact, What is really happening with Japanese Nuclear Reactor Cores? Clearly the information has not been adequate to international news and reporting services...
Keywords: Japan goes critical; Fukushima Daini plant core could melt; mixed reports on CNN about a meltdown underway; Sat. PM Japan Emergency; Nuclear Reactor May be going Critical; NIRS interview
|Sprouts: Voices of Concern about Obama's MidEst Policies - Dori Smith|
This week's Sprouts: Voices of Concern about Obama's MidEast Policies Produced by: Dori Smith and David Haseltine, WHUS Storrs, FM 91.7 at the University of Connecticut Left KU Channel Thursday, July 9, 2009 3PM EST TRT: 29:23 Download as broadcast quality .mp3: here Or go to http://audioport.org and search the word "Sprouts" - or go to Sprouts: "Voices of Concern about Obama's MidEast Policies" This week's stories: There are important conversations taking place in the US and around the world as...
Keywords: Camillo Mac Bica; US Military Veteran and Vet for Peace; journalists Sherwood Ross; Anti War News; and Jeremy Hammond; Foreign Policy Journal; International Law Professor Francis A. Boyle; Trita Parsi; President of NIAC; Prof Cyrus E. Zirakzadeh; UCONN
|Talk Nation Radio interviews Dr. Alice Rothchild pt 1, struggle for truth about Israel and Palestine - Dori Smith|
Talk Nation Radio for July 30, 2009 Dr. Alice Rothchild: The struggle for truth about Israel and Palestine Physician, Author, Co-Chair, Jewish Voice for Peace, Boston, on the painful reality of US and Israeli policies and their impact on Palestinians. TRT: 29:41 Produced by Dori Smith Download at Pacificaâs Audioport, here or at Archive.org and Radio4all.net PT 1 of 2, stands alone Dr. Alice Rothchild is an obstetrician and gynecologist who has long worked to call attention to womanâs rights, ...
Keywords: Israel; Palestine; struggle for truth; Dr. Alice Rothchild; Dori Smith; Talk Nation Radio; Gaza; human rights; medical care providers stopped at border; blockade; boycott
|Donna Conroy, Bright Future Jobs, on Talk Nation Radio, part 2 - Dori Smith|
Talk Nation Radio, Produced by Dori Smith TRT: 29:42 Download at Pacifica's Audioport or at Archive.org and Radio4all.net We continue our special on US Jobs, how US workers are being marginalized, their jobs outsourced in many cases to workers who are being brought to America to work under visas held by their bosses. They have H1B status. We hear more from Donna Conroy, Executive Director of Bright Future Jobs...
Keywords: Donna Conroy; Bright Future Jobs; Talk Nation Radio; outsourcing; H1B; L1 status workers; a private work force; corporate visas
|Military Industrial Complex at 50: David Swanson on his new book coauthored with Ann Wright, Karen Kwiatkowski, Gareth Porter, and 26 other well known authors - Dori Smith|
January 19th, 2012 Talk Nation Radio for January 20, 2012 Military Industrial Complex at 50 Military Industrial Complex at 50: David Swanson on his new book coauthored with Ann Wright, Karen Kwiatkowski, Gareth Porter, and 26 other well known authors David Swanson on his new book: Coauthored with Ann Wright, Karen Kwiatkowski, Gareth Porter, and 26 other well known authors. David Swanson is a peace activist and October 2011 organizer and author of, âWhen the World Outlawed War,â âWar Is A Lie...
Keywords: David Swanson; The Military Industrial Complex at 50; author David Swanson on new book; Eisenhower; corporate control over government; nigerians general strike leads to change in policy; US activists are watching; why the us defense spending bill is way too large and how to change things
|Amjad Shawa, Palestine, Cecelia Goin, Jerusalem, and Francis A. Boyle, on Gaza Embargo Change and Israel's Investigation into Flotilla Deaths - Dori Smith|
Talk Nation Radio for June 17, 2010 Amjad Shawa, Palestine, Cecelia Goin, Jerusalem, and Francis A. Boyle, on Gaza, Was a deal struck to lighten the blockade of Gaza in exchange for cooperation with investigation of flotilla killings? Israel announced it will add more items to the list of goods allowed into Gaza. We contacted Palestinian aid coordinator Amjad Shawa as the story was developing, ICRC, spokesperson Cecelia Goin for comment on their strongest call yet for Israel to lift its blockade...
Keywords: Gaza Embargo against international law says ICRC; Turkey; US; EU; calls to lift embargo; Gaza Flotilla; aid; ICRC; killings on Mavi Marmara; investigative panel includes biased panel members; Lord David Trimble; Friends of Israel Initiative member and former Canadian Military attorney; Ken Watkin
|Journalist Dahr Jamail Reports from Baghdad on Political Chaos, Sectarian violence aimed at leaders is killing civilians instead - Dori Smith|
Talk Nation Radio for January 7, 2011 Journalist Dahr Jamail Reports from Baghdad on Political Chaos: Sectarian violence aimed at leaders is killing civilians instead Please use version 2 for better sound quality. TRT: 29:13 Produced by Dori Smith, Storrs, CT Music by Fritz Heede Download at Pacificaâs Audioport here and at Archive.org. Investigative journalist Dahr Jamail joins us from Baghdad where new violence that has left at 100âs of civilian Shiiteâs dead and wounded...
Keywords: Dahr Jamail; new violence in Iraq; January 2012; Baghdad Correspondent for Al Jazeera interviewed on Talk Nation Radio; as political civil war breaks out in Iraq; U.S. Military; Sunni; Shiite
|Paul Fitzgerald and Elizabeth Gould with expert analysis of news on Afghanistan and Pakistan, Journalists at Risk, and Muhammad Khurshid in Pakistan on Peshawar Violence - Dori Smith|
alk Nation Radio for April 21, 2010 Elizabeth Gould and Paul Fitzgerald, News Analysis, Pakistan and Afghanistan, Muhammad Khurshid in Tribal Region of Pakistan Elizabeth Gould and Paul Fitzgerald, provide their expert news analysis on Afghanistan and Pakistan. The threat to these journalists from War Lord Gulbuddin HekmatyarÃ¢s U.S. representative. And in Pakistan, journalist Muhammad Khurshid describes threats to civilians, journalists, political figures, and others, as a month of April terr...
Keywords: Pakistan; Afghanistan; war lords; violence in Peshawar; April 2010; journalists at risk; journalists threatened in Pakistan by various groups including government; Afghanistan; U.S. war in Afghanistan; Obama administration; Crossing Zero; book by Gould and Fitzgerald; Elizabeth Gould; Paul Fitzgerald; Muhammad Khurshid; Bajaur Agency; Tribal Region; Pakistan
|Dahr Jamail on major increase in violence in Iraq - Dori Smith|
Dahr Jamail reports on a major upswing in violence in Iraq April 28th, 2009 Talk Nation Radio for April 28, 2009 Dahr Jamail sorts out the headlines and offers his astute analysis Listen to this weekâs broadcast here TRT: 29:43 Produced by Dori Smith Download at Pacificaâs Audioport and at Archive.org and Radio4all.net US soldiers have been dying in larger numbers, one per day for the past five days, and there had been thirty five bombings in Baghdad alone during the month of April, by the tim...
Keywords: Dahr Jamail; Iraq; major violence again in Iraq; hundreds killed and wounded during April 2009; Obama administration; Secretary of State Hillary Clinton; will the US still pull troops out of Iraq
|CT Guard Troops to Egypt, Phyllis Bennis, John Pike of Global Security - Dori Smith|
Talk Nation Radio for February 3, 2011 CT Guard Troops to Egypt, Phyllis Bennis, John Pike of Global Security -Plus interview with Col. John Whitford of the Connecticut National Guard. He discusses the deployment of US troops to Egypt for reconnaissance and resupply missions. They are based in Egypt and will join guard members from other states. We get Updates on Egypt, Israel and Palestine. John Pike of Global Security dot org talks about the US Militaryâs joint operations with Egypt over the ...
Keywords: Egypt; protests; Israel; Palestine; Phyllis Bennis; John Pike of Global Security; Col John Whitford; CT Nat Guard to Egypt
|Talk Nation Radio:Paul Blanch part 2, US Nuclear Power Plant Safety Issues - Dori Smith|
Talk Nation Radio for May 19, 2011 Talk Nation Radio:Paul Blanch part 2, US Nuclear Power Plant Safety Issues TRT:29:01 Produced by Dori Smith, Storrs, Connecticut Download at Pacificaâs Audioport here or at Radio4all.net and Archive.org We continue our conversation with nuclear expert and whistle blower, Paul Blanch, about symptoms of decay within Americaâs nuclear industry. They said theyâd learn from the Fukushima Daiichi nightmare...
Keywords: Paul Blanch; U.S. nuclear plants; leaks; tritium; lack of adequate testing; lack of adequate plans for distribution of Potassium Iodine; Japan; Fukushima; America; Millstone
|Veteran for Peace Fred Louis, and Organizers for Dahr Jamailâs Will to Resist War Tour of CT - Dori Smith|
Talk Nation Radio for September 17, 20090 Veteran for Peace Fred Louis, and Organizers for Dahr Jamailâs Will to Resist War Tour of CT TRT: 29:26 Produced by Dori Smith Short audio clips for montage about Iraq and Afghan Wars: Democracy Now, NPR Morning Edition, sound from Pepperspray Production, Eyewitness In Iraq, Dahr Jamail an Unembedded Report Download at Audioport.org Radio4all.net and Archive.org Connecticut Plans Six Events: Topics: Six CT Events mark UN International Day of Peace Fred ...
Keywords: Hope Out Loud; Dahr Jamail; Veterans for Peace; Connecticut United for Peace; Promoting Enduring Peace; WHUS Radio FM 91.7; Talk Nation Radio; WESU 88.1 Wesleyan University; Unniversity of Connecticut Dodd Center; Konover auditorium; Wrench in the Works in Willimantic; Central Connecticut State University; Eastern Connecticut State University; Will to Resist War Tour; Connecticut 2009; Journalist Dahr Jamail on 2009 book; The Will to Resist; Soldiers who Refuse to Fight in Iraq and Afghanistan
|Gareth Porter Debunks NYT Claims of Iranian Missile Threat to Europe - Dori Smith|
Talk Nation Radio for December 2, 2010 Gareth Porter Debunks NYT Claims of Iranian Missile Threat to Europe TRT: 29:28 Produced by Dori Smith Download at Pacifica's Audioport Or at Radio4all.net and Archive.org A few days after the Wikileaks documents appeared online the New York Times reported that they contained indications that Iran had fortified their missile capability with the help of North Korea...
Keywords: Iran; missile threat to europe debunked; Gareth Porter; Inter Press Service News; Iranian Missile Threat to Europe Denied by Russian Officials despite NYT claims based on Wikileak
|Sprouts: Sustainable Aid to Africans - Dori Smith|
Pacificaâs Sprouts: Sustainable Aid for Africans Lifeline International This Week on Sprouts : Sustainable Aid for Africans Lifeline International Produced by Dori Smith Talk Nation Radio studios, Storrs, CT Left KU Channel Thursday, September 10, 2009, 3PM EST Total Time: 28:54 Download as broadcast quality .mp3 after Wednesday, September 10 at 2PM EST at http://www.audioport.org Here Or go to Weekly programs and click on: Sprouts: Sustainable Aid for Africans or search Sprouts...
Keywords: Dan Wolf; philanthropist; darfur; sudan; rocket stove; sprouts; pacifica; sustainable aid for africans
|BP Tries to Disperse Concern amid Calls for Prosecutions and Reform, Dr. Ira Leifer, Flow Rate Tech Group, Scott West, Retired EPA Special Agent - Dori Smith|
BP Tries to Disperse Concern amid Calls for Prosecutions and Reform Talk Nation Radio for June 10, 2010 BP Tries to Disperse Concern amid Calls for Prosecutions and Reform, Dr. Ira Leifer, Flow Rate Tech Group, Scott West, Retired EPA Special Agent Produced by Dori Smith TRT: 29:00 Download at Pacificaâs Audioport and at Radio4all.net and Archive.org Dr. Ira Leifer, Ira Leifer, an associate researcher at the Marine Science Institute of the University of California, Santa Barbara, Flow Rate Tech...
Keywords: BP; tries to disperse public concern with low flow rate numbers; Dr. Ira Leifer; Marine Science Institute; University of California; Santa Barbara; CA; Scott West; former EPA Special Agent in Charge; BP's Alaska spill; flow rate underestimated again by BP; Admiral Thad Allen; Corexit; Superfund
|The Retirement Fund Crisis in Context with scholar James W. Russell and Journalist Morton Mintz (part 2) - Dori Smith|
Talk Nation Radio for December 18, 2009 The Retirement Fund Crisis in Context with James W. Russell Part two of two, each stands alone With comments from Journalist Morton Mintz and clips of Democratic Party head Howard Dean, who calls on the Senate to scrap the health care bill and send it back to the House for restoration. TRT: 29:50 music fades 6 seconds Download at Pacificaâs Audioport and at Radio4all.net and Archive.org More from James W...
Keywords: retirement fund crisis; bonuses; ING; James W. Russell; Morton Mintz; Aetna CEO Ronald A. Williams; bonuses and high salaries for retirement fund executives; investors lose 40 percent of their investment
|Josh Stearns of Free Press on the Proposed Comcast/NBC Merger And why it's Bad for America - Dori Smith|
Talk Nation Radio for December 3, 2009 Josh Stearns on the Proposed Comcast/NBC Merger and why it's Bad for America Free Press Stages an Uprising Against a Mega-Merger in Media Power! Produced by Dori Smith TRT: 29:21 music fades Syndicated with Pacifica Network, download at Audioport.org Independent Radio Station upload sites: Archive.org and Racio4all.net Special thanks to the community radio, public radio, netcasting, radio teams that are airing Talk Nation Radio weekly and contributing to Me...
Keywords: Free Press on Media Consolidation; Mega Merger; Comcast and NBC; Josh Stearns
|Gaza Freedom March Goes On, Protests in Cairo - Dori Smith|
Gaza Freedom March Goes On Talk Nation Radio for New Yearâs 2009 The Gaza Freedom March Goes On Christopher Hutchinson, Connecticut United for Peace Deena Mishel, Gaza Student for Peace Ziddad Lunat, Gaza Freedom March spokesperson TRT: 29: Produced by Dori Smith, Talk Nation Radio studios, Storrs, Connecticut Download at Pacificaâs Audioport here or at Radio4all.net and Archive.org Clip by Sam Husseini in Cairo, confrontation with security official at US Embassy re who made decision to not al...
Keywords: Gaza Freedom March
|Dahr Jamail, Uprisings and Oil in the Middle East - Dori Smith|
Talk Nation Radio for the week of March 2, 2011 Dahr Jamail, Uprisings and Oil in the Middle East Produced by Dori Smith, Storrs, CT TRT: 29:00 Download at Pacificaâs Audioport here or at Radio4all.net and Archive.org International journalist Dahr Jamail joins us to talk about the uprisings throughout the Middle East and North Africa. We talk about Libya, as neocons like former Defense Secretary Paul Wolfowitz and Senator John McCain urge the White House to take military action there...
Keywords: Dahr Jamail; Al Jazeera English; Inter Press Service News; media and uprisings in Middle East; oil and uprisings; environmental damage caused by climate change is most important story; El Salvador; Iraq; Libya; Egypt; and other countries; see protests; as oil executives have a lot to explain about their meetings with Gadhafi; including Tony Hayward of BP
|Talk Nation Radio interview with Prof Alex Shvartsman on Diebold TSX Integrity Flaws - Dori Smith|
The Diebold TSX voting terminal Diebold submitted in 2006 as state voting officials were running their legal procurement process is easily hacked. Prof Shvartsman explains what was learned by the University of Connecticut Voting Technology Research Center. Story at talknationradio.org and ctnewsjunkie.com
Keywords: Diebold TSX; Alex Shvartsman; Dori Smith; Voting Machine Easily Hacked
|Stephen F. Downs of Project Salam on Repression against Muslims and Peace Activists - Dori Smith|
Talk Nation Radio for October 14, 2010 Stephen F. Downs of Project Salam on Repression against Muslims and Peace Activists: Will the 2010 Midterms Lead to an increase in Repression against Muslims and Peace Activists? Attorney Stephen F. Downs is with Project Salam in Albany, New York. Their new web project is designed to help people understand the magnitude of the problem of U.S. repression against Muslims...
Keywords: Attorney Stephen F. Downs; Project Salam; Repression; Muslims; Peace Activists; Surveillance; FBI tactics; preeptive arrests; New York State; hundreds of Muslims unfairly incarcerated; now peace activists are being targetted
|Dahr Jamail Lecture at ECSU on Reinventing Journalism in a Time of War - Dori Smith|
Talk Nation Radio for October 14, 2009 Dahr Jamail Lecture at ECSU on Reinventing Journalism in a Time of War Special thanks to Promoting Enduring Peace, and Professor Helma De Vries, Political Science Dept., at ECSU, Eastern Connecticut State University, in Willimantic, CT, who coordinated the event where Dahr Jamail spoke. Thanks also to Eastern Connecticut State University, their technical division, staff, and the human rights group on campus, for welcoming Dahr Jamail for this taped event...
Keywords: Dahr Jamail lecture; ECSU; Eastern Connecticut State University; Willimantic; CT; Promoting Enduring Peace; Special Thanks to ECSU and to Prof. Helma De Vries; Political Science Dept; soldiers who refuse to deploy to Iraq and Afghanistan being stripped of benefits
|Talk Nation Radio special, an hour with David Swanson, on Mobilizing for Peace and Forming a More Perfect Union - Dori Smith|
An Hour with David Swanson on Mobilizing for Peace and to Form a More Perfect Union October 3rd, 2009 Talk Nation Radio Special An Hour with David Swanson on Mobilizing for Peace and to Form a More Perfect Union David Swanson is author of the new book, Daybreak, Undoing the Imperial Presidency and forming a More Perfect Union, from Seven Stories Press. David Swanson is the co-founder of After Downing Street, a coalition that formed after discovery of key documents on the British role in planning...
Keywords: David Swanson; Daybreak
|Greta Berlin, Free Gaza, Stephen Zunes, Reaction to Israeli Commando attack on humanitarian aid vessels headed for Gaza - Dori Smith|
Monday, May 31, 2010 TRT: 20:12 Crisis at Sea, Gaza Ships attacked by Israeli Commandos. They repelled down to Italian vessel with weapons and shot passengers on Free Gaza vessels. At least 16 and possibly as many as 20 dead, 31 said to be wounded..we hear from Greta Berlin, founder of Free Gaza, as she give us breaking news on events on board the Turkish passenger ship, the Mavi Marmara, and a European vessel, both attacked, and towed by Israel...
Keywords: Free Gaza; Greta Berlin; Stephen Zunes; Israeli commando units open fire on free gaza humanitarian aid vessel; dozens wounded
|Chuck Luther Thanksgiving Message for President Obama and the Military part two with reinstalled player - Dori Smith|
Talk Nation Radio for 11-26-09 reuploaded to correct problem with embedded player. TRT:29:50 Produced by Dori Smith Download at Pacificaâs Audioport here and at Radio4all.net and Archive.org In his Thanksgiving message President Barack Obama said it was a time to remember those who cannot sit down to break bread with those they love. He was referring to the more than 5100 US soldiers killed in Iraq and Afghanistan since 2001...
Keywords: Chuck Luther; SGT Chuck Luther; Iraq War Veteran; Veteran demands changes for the Military in treatment of soldiers with PTSD and or TBI; traumatic brain injury; part two of hour long interview
|Health Care and Jobs, Dr. Margaret Flowers, Steven F. Hipple, Bureau of Labor Statistics - Dori Smith|
Talk Nation Radio for December 30, 2011 Breaking through media deceptions about the reality of the jobs and health care crisis, Dr. Margaret Flowers, Steven F. Hipple, Bureau of Labor Statistics (News overview and analysis: There has been an inflating of the US success story on jobs at market news sites like Market Watch and CNN Money as well as Nightly Business Report, PBS. We go beyond the headlines about improvements to talk about the reality of what the numbers mean...
Keywords: Margaret Flowers M.D; Physicians for a National Health Care Program; October2011.org; Occupied Super Committee; health care; jobs; statistics on jobs and unemployment for November and December of 2011; numbers have been wildly distorted; Market Watch; PBS; Nightly Business Report; and CNN; distortions; actual numbers discussed with Steven F. Hipple; U.S. Government Dept. of Labor Statistics; actual new unemployment claims filed is not as good as corporate media would have us believe; detailed numbers on unemployment
|The Politics of Pepper Spray from Egypt to America, David Swanson, Kevin Zeese, Prof. Nathan Brown, UC Davis, CA - Dori Smith|
Talk Nation Radio for November 24, 2011 The Politics of Pepper Spray and Tear Gas from Egypt to America David Swanson, Kevin Zeese, Prof. Nathan Brown, UC Davis A petition calling for the resignation of UC Davis Chancellor Katehi, by Professor Nathan Brown who teaches English at UC Davis, has been gathering momentum. According to Brown, police not only went back and forth spraying pepper spray into the faces of students who were kneeling with arms locked...
Keywords: pepper spray; tear gas; police brutality; Berkley; UC Davis; Nathan Brown petition calling on head of UC Davis to resign over peopper spray incident; protest in Washington; D.C; Hart Building; over Super Committee
|Chris Gavreau, Connecticut Activist Responds to FBI Raids - Dori Smith|
Talk Nation Radio for September 30, 2010 Chris Gavreau, CT Activist Responds to FBI Raids Connecticut Groups Oppose FBI Raids on Unions and Peace Groups Chris Gavreau of Connecticut United for Peace discusses the uniting of her group with CAIR, the Council of American-Islamic Relations, in CT, as they join other peace groups in vowing to keep on fighting policies of U.S. intervention, and demanding jobs...
Keywords: Chris Gavreau; Talk Nation Radio; FBI Raids on Chicago and Minneapolis; grand jury subpoenas; groups targeted one week prior to national demonstration in Washington; D.C. for jobs and peace
|Medea Benjamin, Greece, the U.S., Israel, and the Gaza Flotilla - Dori Smith|
Talk Nation Radio Medea Benjamin, Greece, the U.S., Israel, and the Gaza Flotilla Early release for next week as relevant in breaking news TRT:29:14 Produced by Dori Smith in Storrs, CT Download at Pacificaâs Audioport here or at Radio4all.net and Archive.org An activist for 30 years, Medea Benjamin is winner of the Martin Luther King, Jr. Peace Prize from the Fellowship of Reconciliation. She is also an author and former economist and nutritionist with the United Nations and World Health Organ...
Keywords: Medea Benjamin in Athens; Greece July 7th and 8th 2011, USBOATTOGAZA, Greek authorities confiscated US boat, activists review their actions, media coverage of Gaza flotilla generally positive, Israel now looks bad after poor judgement in describing the mission, these are after all peace activists
|Save the News, Josh Stearns of Free Press - Dori Smith|
Talk Nation Radio for July 16, 2009 Save the News, an interview with Josh Stearns of Free Press Produced by Dori Smith TRT:29:34 Download at Pacifica's Audioport or at Radio4all.net and Archive.org Free Press has critiqued the recent meeting at the Aspen Institute where leaders in the corporate press discussed ways to improve their industry. It's a non starter in terms of any real improvements to news, but was essentially a discussion about how they could increase profits...
Keywords: Save the News; Josh Stearns; Free Press; initiative to help America's failed news media
|No Holiday for Soldiers with PTSD like 1st Infantryman Jeff Hanks - Dori Smith|
No Holiday for Soldiers with PTSD like 1st Infantryman Jeff Hanks Talk Nation Radio for November 25, 2010 No Holiday for Soldiers with PTSD US Soldier Jeff Hanks with More on PTSD and War Update on Hanks Case plus Analysis of US in Middle East through another Holiday Season for 2010 Produced by Dori Smith TRT: 28:06 (note time difference this week as an exception to our usual 29+ time) Download at Pacificaâs Audioport here Or at radio4all.net and archive.org We hear the second part of our inter...
Keywords: Jeff Hanks; PTSD; turned himself in for treatment; how is it going for him and other US GIs; David Lindorff; new nuclear arms race in Middle East
|Has US been fomenting Unrest in Iran, Jeremy R. Hammond - Dori Smith|
Talk Nation Radio for July 1, 2009 Has the US been fomenting unrest in Iran? An interview with editor Jeremy R. Hammond of Foreign Policy Journal Jeremy R. Hammond's June 23rd story: "Has the U.S. Played a Role in Fomenting Unrest During Iranâs Election?" It offers a kind of history of US propaganda and covert operations aimed at regime change in Iran with references to other operations of the NED in various countries...
Keywords: Iran; NED; Natonal Endowment for Democracy; CIA in Iran; is US fomenting unrest in Iran; Bush policy; Obama policy; US support for militant organizations operating in Iran
|Action Medic Roger Benham and Suncere Ali Shakur on Haiti - Dori Smith|
Action Medic Roger Benham and Suncere Ali Shakur on Haiti Talk Nation Radio for February 24, 2010 Action Medic Roger Benham and Suncere Ali Shakur on Haiti Produced by Dori Smith TRT:29:49 Download at Pacificaâs Audioport if you are a member or go to Radio4all.net and Archive.org for free download information. Emergency Medical Technician and Action Medic, Roger Benham, returned from volunteering in Haiti on February 2nd and he joins us for part one of a two part special on relief efforts there...
Keywords: Haiti; humanitarian aid; 19 orphans have new names and will soon have a new home in Haiti; Suncere Ali Shakur; Roger Benham